The number of live births recorded in the second quarter of 2020 was 4,596, a 6.5% decrease compared to the same quarter in 2019, State Statistical Office data shows.
5,064 people died in the second quarter of 2020, which is 3.0% more than in Q2 last year. 51 of these were infant deaths.
The natural increase, i.e. the difference between the numbers of births and deaths in a population, was -468.
The number of marriages registered in Q2 of 2020 was 1,147, which is 66.5% less than the same time last year.
In the second quarter of 2020 there were 181 divorces.